Good News for A Lonely World: The Message of Exodus 21-40

Good News for a Lonely World

Good News for a Lonely World: The Message of Exodus 21-40 A recent headline from an article by Dr. Keith Ablow declared, “Loneliness is Now More Deadly than Obesity.  And We Don’t Have a Plan to Reduce it.”[1]  He cites findings presented at the recent American Psychological Association conference asserting that, “social isolation, loneliness or […]

Life in Transition: Looking Back and Looking Forward on Ministry Together

Wilks Family

Life in Transition: Looking Back and Looking Forward on Ministry Together at Calvary Last night our family attended a “meet the teacher” event at my son, Hayden’s, new school.  Tomorrow, my wife will drop off our oldest child, Kayleigh, at the building where she will begin her middle school experience, so she can meet her […]

A Call To Repentance in the Wake of Charlottesville

A Call to Repentance in the Wake of Charlottesville. If you’re like me you have been horrified, deeply disturbed, and even self-reflective at the events of violence and hatred on display at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, VA this weekend. In light of these events, we led the congregation of Calvary Presbyterian Church in […]

Ordinary to Extraordinary

Photo Credit: Ryan Hatton

Ordinary to Extraordinary: Giving thanks for the Fruit of Ordinary Life and Ministry We live in an Instagram society.  Snap a photo, post it, and display what appears to be an extraordinary moment in the midst of ordinary life.  This often makes us assume that life should be full of the incredible, the fanciful, the […]